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Managed IT services in San Antonio can be fundamental in helping you avoid the newest cybercriminal efforts. Several of the most pernicious include phishing and spoofing. These are basically means by which digital “pretenders” play on human weaknesses to sneak into the networks of businesses and either steal from them directly or install malware/ransomware […]
Managed IT services in San Antonio can be fundamental in helping you avoid the newest cybercriminal efforts. Several of the most pernicious include phishing and spoofing. These are basically means by which digital “pretenders” play on human weaknesses to sneak into the networks of businesses and either steal from them directly or install malware/ransomware which extorts sums in bitcoin. To avoid being undermined by these cybercriminals, here are several tips worth considering:
Managed IT services in San Antonio can help you identify even more features of phishing and spoofing scams, but for now, we’ll just concentrate on these six. First and foremost, if you’ve got an email address representing an email that has a number added strangely in the address, that often means someone is up to no good. Also, varying browsers have security solutions in place which will red-flag emails should certain elements be suspicious.
Hackers are very clever, though. Sometimes they’ll send an email which deigns to come from someone you know. The email will likely be suspicious in several ways, most likely regarding subject matter you very seldom speak about with this individual. So, call them and see if they really sent it.
Whenever you get an email from a bank or legal agency asking for your identity information (like social security numbers or your birthday) and asking you to enter that info into a hyperlink, you’re likely looking at a scam. Lastly, bad grammar and emails sent in the dead of night often come from foreign agencies trying to scam other countries— by all means, avoid these.
Managed IT services in San Antonio through ICS can help you educate staff such that avoiding phishing and spoofing is second-nature. Contact us for more information on avoiding such scams.
ICS is a Texas-based 37-year-old technology company specializing in Managed IT, VoIP, Video Conferencing and Video Surveillance solutions for US and International businesses. ICS has over 4000 regional installations and specializes in multi-site businesses between 25 and 2500 employees. ICS’s customers enjoy the experience of ICS’s Total Care program which provides clients flat fee services with obsolescence and growth protection. Whether a customer elects to deploy their IT, Video Conferencing or VoIP in the cloud or on the customer’s premise, ICS can provide a full turn-key solution for our clients under one flat monthly fee.
ICS will never sell, rent, share or distribute your personal details with anyone. In addition, we will never spam you.
We offer managed IT services for large to small organizations at a flat-rate monthly fee. You can get started now with a 60-day, risk-free trial. If you’re not 100% satisfied with our services, you’re able to cancel your contract – no questions asked. ICS works hard to earn the trust of each and every business we work alongside.